If You're Contacted By A Government Official, Auditor or Regulator
In the event an auditor or agent shows up unannounced at your office, here are key tips to remember:
- Be cordial—let the auditor/agent know that the university’s intent is to cooperate with the government’s request.
- Verify credentials—ask for official identification and note down in writing the name of the individual(s), agency name, and agency contact information.
- Ask the auditor/agent if they can provide information regarding the nature of the request, audit, or inspection.
- Inform your supervisor and the compliance officer for your department or school and contact the University Compliance Office.
If you receive a search warrant, subpoena, legal-related demand for information, complaint, or other legal document (other than a routine request), contact the Office of University Compliance and Integrity